Archive for April 6th, 2021

April 6th, 2021 - 9:05 pm § in Misc.

Honoring Alan Turing

It’s too bad the British government didn’t give Alan Turing more respect when he was alive, instead of driving him to suicide. But better late than never, I guess. Read story here. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

April 6th, 2021 - 8:44 pm § in Misc.

Who is this famous person?

A. Robert Wagner B. Jonas Salk C. James Cagney D. Ty Cobb E. John F. Kennedy F. Evel Knievel G. Ernest Hemingway H. John Basilone Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

April 6th, 2021 - 4:28 pm § in Misc.

Idiots vandalize ancient petroglyphs

Person(s) unknown vandalized 1,000-year-old Native American or rock carvings in a Georgia forest, the US Forest Service says. “The petroglyphs in Track Rock Gap, located in the Chattahoochee National Forest, were carved by Creek and Cherokee people over 1,000 years ago,” the Forest Servi[...]

April 6th, 2021 - 3:47 pm § in Politics, Racism

Say what? McConnell falls off his rocker

“Corporations will invite serious consequences if they become a vehicle for far-left mobs to hijack our country from outside the constitutional order,” warned McConnell, adding: “Businesses must not use economic blackmail to spread disinformation and push bad ideas that citizens re[...]

April 6th, 2021 - 3:19 pm § in Health

What do we know about vaccinated people getting Covid-19?

Not much at this point. Be cautious about reports of infections — and now, a few deaths — among vaccinated people. This subject is ripe for exploitation by anti-vaxxers and others with agendas, so stick with reliable (preferably official) sources, and keep in mind that even in verified c[...]

April 6th, 2021 - 1:22 am § in Misc.

Battle of Beersheba (video)

On October 31, 1917, the Australian Light Brigade charged Turkish trenches with bayonets at Beersheba (historical background here), a town in the Negev Desert in modern-day southern Israel (more information here), producing a dramatic British victory. Movie rendition, with background music of “[...]

April 6th, 2021 - 12:57 am § in Misc.

Bach’s Tocatta and Fugue (video)

Organ composition, (background here), played by Varnus XavĂ©r (bio here) on the Berlin Cathedral’s Sauer Organ (read about it here); running time, 12 min. 10 sec. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]